Winona homeowners appeal city’s rental rules
The Minnesota Court of Appeals hears arguments today in a case involving the rights of Winona homeowners to rent out their properties.
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Photos: Sub-zero temps steam up Duluth Lift Bridge, breakwater
Crack photographer Derek Montgomery braved the bitter cold this morning in Duluth and sent us these shots.
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Sugar beet farmers hunker down to withstand losses
American Crystal Sugar shareholders met today for a more somber annual meeting than usual. Typically when the farmers who grow sugar beets for the cooperative, hold their annual gathering in Fargo, it’s a celebration of another profitable year. This year, most farmers are facing big losses as a result of the crash in sugar prices. Losses Read more →
Photos: Sun dogs light up the Minnesota sky
MPR News meteorologist Paul Huttner explains what creates the sun dogs over here. Sun dogs, also called mock suns or 22-degree parhelia made a spectacular show at sunrise today. The snow covered landscape was the backdrop, as ice crystals refracted the sunlight through the clear frigid sky. Cool #sundog picture this morning from Fergus Falls, Read more →
Brutal temps to greet bikers racing for Minnesota championship
Minnesota’s abundance of bad weather and passionate cyclists have helped grow cyclocross in the state. Read more →
Breaking barriers for homeless people in Fargo-Moorhead
Advocates for the homeless in Fargo-Moorhead say they’ll reach across state lines and erase other boundaries with a $200,000 grant to help provide better services for homeless people. Laurie Baker, executive director of the Fargo-Moorhead Coalition for Homeless Persons, expects the Bush Foundation grant, along with funding from United Way, will create a system that’s Read more →
Mayo announces $72M hospital expansion project
Mayo Clinic officials announced a $72.1 million expansion to parts of Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester. The project includes adding five floors to the Mary Brigh East Building and renovating the third floor of the Domitilla Building at Saint Marys Hospital, according to a news release. In all, it will add nearly 132,000 square feet Read more →